Volume 5 Lessons
This volume covers playing bass lines with chords, barre chords, diminished chords, and suspended chords
Alternating Bass Notes
In this lesson we will cover the technique of alternating bass notes within chord progressions. Several examples are given.
B minor Barre Chord
In this lesson we cover the Bm barre chord and show how you can move the chord up the neck creating many minor chords.
Chord Study in Key of G and C
In this lesson we will examine the chords in the key of C and G and how they function in harmonic structure and how they relate to the Major scale.
More Barre Chords
This lesson covers three types of barre chords. Movable major and minor chords are introduced.
Pentatonic Minor Scale
This lesson will introduce you to the Pentatonic Minor scale, one of the most important scales in popular music.
Beefing Up the Power Chord
In this lesson we will be learning a different approach to the power chord by adding the 5th interval on the bottom of the chord. This is commonly used in hard rock styles and several examples are given.
Playing 3/4 Time
In this lesson we will cover playing in 3/4 time and some different strumming patterns.
Intervals Part 2
In this lesson we will complete our ear training lessons on interval recognition. The intervals of minor 2nd, minor 3rd, minor 6th, and minor 7th are covered.
In this lesson we will cover diminished chords and how they function in harmonic structure. A few applications are presented.